Charles Wyplosz is Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute in Geneva where he is Director of the International Centre for Money and Banking Studies. He is Policy Director at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).
He served as Associate Dean for Research and Development at INSEAD and Director of the PhD program in Economics at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Science Sociales in Paris. He also has been Director of the International Macroeconomics Program of CEPR.
His main research areas include financial crises, European monetary integration, fiscal policy and regional monetary integration. He is the co-author of two leading textbooks (Macroeconomics, with Michael Burda, and European Economic Integration, with Richard Baldwin) and has published as author or editor several books. He was a founding Managing Editor of the journal Economic Policy. He is a regular columnist in newspapers such as Le Figaro, Finanz und Wirtschaft and Le Temps, and an occasional contributor to many newspapers including the Financial Times, Le Monde. He is a founding contributor to the websites VoxEU and Telos. He is a member of the Bellagio Group and of Euro 50.
He has served on the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board, on the Panel of Experts of the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, on the ‘Conseil d’Analyse Economique’, which reports to the Prime Minister of France, and on the French Finance Minister’s ‘Commission des Comptes de la Nation’. He has been a consultant to several international organizations such as the European Commission, the IMF, the World Bank, the United Nations, the Asian Development Bank, and the Inter-American Development Bank. He has advised the Presidents of France and of the European Commission as well as the governments of the Russian Federation and of Cyprus.
A French national, Charles Wyplosz holds degrees in Engineering and Statistics from Paris and a PhD in Economics from Harvard University. He has been awarded the Legion d’Honneur by the President of France.